The graphic designer and author of Phaidon’s Visual Impact: Creative Dissent in the 21st Century Liz McQuiston selects 10 pieces that exemplify the art of protest. Each buyer placing any bid represents and warrants that such bids are not the product of any collusive or other anti-competitive agreement and are otherwise consistent with federal and state laws. Permission must be granted by us for any type of link to the Site. Initialed, dated and numbered IX/XXV in pencil, verso. $7,000 - $10,000. Artist's proof, aside from the edition of 30. Signed, dated and numbered 27/35 in pencil, lower right. Issues of race, gender, and sexuality determine her artwork. Published by Sikkema Jenkins Editions, New York. KARA WALKER (1969 - ) Crest of Pine Mountain, where General Polk Fell. View Kara Walker’s 335 artworks on artnet. Entering your "Maximum Bid" does not necessarily mean you will pay that price, you may pay less. Total Sold Value $23,509,000 Her subjects, often scenes of slavery, conflict or violence, are rendered in a style recalling traditional African illustration and folklore of the pre-Civil War United States; the works preserve and draw critical attention to these earlier cultural epochs. This is a crisp and bold impression of this rare print. If your maximum bid is outbid, you will be notified via email so that you can place another bid. continue bid on your behalf up to your maximum bid. Oct 29, 2020, Christie's New York To follow this artist and get updates on new work & exclusives, you must be signed into your Artspace account. 238x213 mm; 9 3/8x8 3/8 inches, full red leather binding as issued. Lot 167: KARA WALKER (1969 - ) Freedom, A Fable: A Curious Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times. You agree that the laws of the state of New York, excluding its conflicts-of-law rules, shall govern these Terms. We may also impose rules for and limits on use of the Site or restrict your access to part, or all, of the Site without notice or penalty. What begins as a seemingly hopeful tale of a free life written in the mode of a fairy tale, Walker's prose quickly mimics her dark and provocative imagery, detailing the racial and sexual horrors that awaited a young African-American woman in the 19th century. Walker's Bureau of Refugees series includes her signature cut paper silhouettes, interspersed with collaged elements and handpainted text to illustrate "The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands - Records, 'Miscellaneous Papers' National Archives M809 Roll 23" and its list of "Riots and Outrages"--violent acts against African-Americans in the early days of Reconstruction in Montgomery, AL. Condition Report: From An Unpeopled Land in Uncharted Waters series.